Contemporary Cambodian artist Sopheap Pich creates organic open-weave sculptures made of rattan and bamboo. This slideshow details how he creates his sculptures, which are inspired by human anatomy, plant life, and the history and culture of Cambodia.
The exhibition Cambodian Rattan: The Sculptures of Sopheap Pick is on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from February 23–June 16, 2013.
The exhibition and related programs are made possible by Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon B. Polsky.
The exhibition and programs are presented as part of the New York–wide Season of Cambodia, to be held in spring 2013.